Medical-Legal Assistance

Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic public

The Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) Clinic is a law school clinic, staffed by licensed attorneys and law students, that provides free legal assistance to low-income patients referred by our medical partners at the University of Kansas Medical Center, University of Kansas Hospital, University of Kansas Cancer Center, and the JayDoc Free Clinic.

Representation is focused on the following “I-HELP” priority areas in which legal services can have the greatest impact on the health of patients:

  • Income supports
  • Housing and utilities
  • Education and employment
  • Legal status (immigration)
  • Personal and family stability

If you are a patient at one our medical partner’s facilities, you can ask your provider about how to access the MLP Clinic’s services.

Questions?

To determine whether the Medical-Legal Partnership can assist you, please call 913-588-3731.

Why KU
  • One-third of full-time faculty have written casebooks and treatises
  • 2 KU law faculty were U.S. Supreme Court clerks
  • KU’s Project for Innocence: 34 conviction reversals since 2009
  • 7,600+ alumni in all 50 states, D.C., and 21 foreign countries
  • #18 “best value” law school in the nation — National Jurist Magazine
  • 12 interdisciplinary joint degrees
  • 20th nationwide for lowest debt at graduation. — U.S. News & World Report
  • 80 percent of upper-level law classes have 25 or fewer students
  • More than 600 employment interviews at law school, 2014-15
  • 92 percent overall employment rate for Class of 2014 – top 20 percent nationally
  • 23rd: for number of law alumni promoted to partner at nation’s largest law firms
  • #1 in Kansas and Missouri for July 2015 bar exam performance